organic solidarity


organic solidarity
Sociol.
social cohesiveness that is based on division of labor and interdependence and is characteristic of complex, industrial societies. Cf. MECHANICAL SOLIDARITY.

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  • Mechanical and organic solidarity — Mechanical Solidarity and Organic Solidarity refer to the concepts of solidarity as developed by Émile Durkheim. They are used in the context of differentiating between mechanical and organic societies. According to Durkheim, the types of social… …   Wikipedia

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  • organic analogy — (or biological analogy) Used by Émile Durkheim specifically to bring out the distinction between mechanical and organic solidarity, where in the latter ‘the unity of the (social) organism is as great as the individuation of the parts is more… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • organic (or biological) analogy — (or biological analogy) Used by Émile Durkheim specifically to bring out the distinction between mechanical and organic solidarity, where in the latter ‘the unity of the (social) organism is as great as the individuation of the parts is more… …   Dictionary of sociology

  • solidarity — Synonyms and related words: accord, accordance, affinity, agape, agreement, amity, bipartisanship, bonds of harmony, brotherly love, camaraderie, caritas, cement of friendship, charity, coaction, coadjuvancy, coadministration, coagency,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Social solidarity — refers to the integration, and degree and type of integration, shown by a society or group. Collins Dictionary of Sociology , p621.] It refers to the ties in a society social relations that bind people to one another. Solidarity is commonly… …   Wikipedia

  • Social Solidarity — is the degree or type (see below) of integration of a society. This use of the term is generally employed in sociology and the other social sciences.According to Émile Durkheim, the types of social solidarity correlate with types of society. In… …   Wikipedia


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